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A 23-year-old male asked:

does long term urethritis cause poor urinary flow?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
It may: If persistent inflammation causes scarring, it can narrow the urethra and resultant poor urine flow.

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What is the frequency the urinary symptoms of prostate diseases?

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Varies with disease: Benign prostatic hypertrophy, bph, is associated w. Urinary frequency day & more at night + slowing down of force & caliber of stream. Symptoms increase as obstrruction from enlarging prostate increases. Ultimately urinary retenention can occur. In time all symptomatic. Early to moderate prostate cancer can be symptom free, few have blood. All patients w prostatitis are symptomatic w pain +/or uti.

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